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Dow Jones & Company
Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition Profiles a Proposed Solution to the Stem-Cell Debate as Religion, Science and Politics Merge
NEW YORK, June 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- This week's Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition centerpiece will focus on the personal journey of Donald Landry, a doctor, interim chairman of Columbia University's department of medicine and a devout Catholic. As a man of faith, he believed harvesting stem cells from a human embryo was an immoral destruction of life. As a doctor, he believed stem-cell advances could save lives. According to tomorrow's story in the Journal, what began as a personal struggle for Dr. Landry to reconcile the tenets of his faith with the exigencies of his profession has now become part of something far bigger -- a political battle that promises to reshape the field of stem cell research in the U.S.
Student Conservation Association
Wild 'N Out: Student Conservation Association and Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation Launch Inaugural High School Summer Conservation Program
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Eight Jacksonville area high school students will spend the summer completing outdoor conservation projects through a six-week citywide high school program managed by the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and funded in partnership with the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation, Late Bloomers Garden Club, Schultz Foundation, and others. Kicking off its inaugural year, the program is designed to increase environmental awareness while providing local urban youth with paid summer employment, hands-on experience, leadership opportunities and team-building skills to promote conservation and the enhancement of Jacksonville's unique natural resources.
WCI Communities, Inc.
WCI Adjourns Annual Meeting Until August 30, 2007
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., June 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- WCI Communities, Inc. (NYSE:WCI) today adjourned its Annual Meeting of Shareholders to August 30, 2007, as it previously announced it intended to do. No shareholder vote was taken at today's Meeting. Shareholders of record on April 30, 2007 will be entitled to vote at the August 30, 2007 meeting, which will commence at 10:00 AM EDT at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, 5001 Coconut Point Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134.